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Ruthie Bolton

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Ruthie Bolton

Class of 2011

  • A two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and WNBA All-Star
  • Scored over 2,000 career points, is fourth of the WNBA’s all-time 3-pointer list, and is the only player in the history of the Sacramento Monarchs to have her number retired
  • First WNBA Player of the Week in July of 1997, a member of the 1999 First Team All WNBA, and a two-time WNBA All-Star in 1999 and 2001
  • The 1991 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year
  • Played with the 1995-96 US Women’s National Team that compiled a perfect 60-0 record
  • In four seasons at Auburn, she led her team to a combined record of 199-13, which included three Southeastern Conference Championships (1987-1989), four NCAA Tournament appearances and two runner-up finishes in 1988 and 1989
  • She was named to the 1988 NCAA Women’s Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • A 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army
  • Mother of Hope Alicia Bolton